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What is the first sign of skin cancer?

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Dr. Brian Hoffman
Dentistry

In brief: Textbook says:

A mole or otherwise similar looking melanocytic nevus, can have morphologic or chromatic changes, which can signify a change to a hyperplastic entity.
That means a mole can be become a cancer, but sometimes you cannot tell without a biopsy. Overall, stay out of the sun without protection, and if you are concerned about an area on your skin, have it evaluated by a dermatologist.

In brief: Textbook says:

A mole or otherwise similar looking melanocytic nevus, can have morphologic or chromatic changes, which can signify a change to a hyperplastic entity.
That means a mole can be become a cancer, but sometimes you cannot tell without a biopsy. Overall, stay out of the sun without protection, and if you are concerned about an area on your skin, have it evaluated by a dermatologist.
Dr. Brian Hoffman
Dr. Brian Hoffman
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Dr. Joseph Bark
Dermatology

In brief: Skin cancer signs

There are many early signs of skin cancer.
We ask that you look for the abcde's of skin cancer development. Go to aad.Org for full information, and definitely see your dermatologist once a year to be screened for skin cancers.

In brief: Skin cancer signs

There are many early signs of skin cancer.
We ask that you look for the abcde's of skin cancer development. Go to aad.Org for full information, and definitely see your dermatologist once a year to be screened for skin cancers.
Dr. Joseph Bark
Dr. Joseph Bark
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